Following the latest government announcement that 21 June will be pushed back, please note the SKCE Dan grading will go ahead on Sunday, 27 June. The SKCE Kyu (colour belt) Grading scheduled for Sunday, 11 July will now take place during that week with your instructor at your usual SKCE club venue.

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SKCENGLAND have secured a new dojo in the country’s largest Sports Complex. “Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub.” Gunnersbury Park Popes Lane London W3 8LQ Classes commence Sunday 6th June 2021 9.00-10.00am

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1 November 2020 Karate classes and leisure centres will close from Thursday 5 November 2020 due to the new Government guidelines. The last Karate classes will be Wednesday 4 November 2020. During this closure period, we are planning to run free Karate classes online. To get the most up to date information regarding Karate classes:…

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Early on in the year Sensei Eric Pich Chief Instructor of SKCENGLAND was ask to collaborate in the making of a revolutionary Karate app . On 1st July along with two SKC instructors, Euan Pich & Sam Hackman they were filmed in a CGI studio ( see photos ) Sensei Eric was the studio motion…

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We are deeply saddened to announce the death on Sunday 31st May 2020 of our chairman Gerry Grey.  Gerry has been chairman of SKCE since its foundation in 2010.  He brought with him to the role a wealth of experience and knowledge. SKCE flourished under his calm and measured guidance, benefited from his many wise…

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We’ve got some online lessons up and coming. Join our Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2292852367424605/   And give our page a like here: https://www.facebook.com/ShotokanKarateCentresEngland/   Our first session is here: Topic: Karate 9 April 2020 Time: Apr 9, 2020 07:30 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/706869629… Meeting ID: 706 869 629 Password: 414662 Beginners welcome!    …

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After due deliberation it has been decided to change the 5th dan and above grading examination requirements.  This is in order to bring SKCE in line with other major Shotokan associations worldwide. In future only candidates who have been approved by the Chairman and Chief Instructor will be invited to attend a detailed grading and…

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The SKC England committee has awarded chairman, Sensei Gerry Grey 6th Dan in recognition of his tireless commitment and dedication to the development of the association. Sensei Gerry started training in 1973 and has helped administer both the KUGB and JKA England before becoming a founder member of SKC England.  We are honoured to have…

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Following the death of his wife Mahendra Shah was persuade by Sensei Eric Pich to take up Karate as a pass time persuit. Aged just 74 Mahendra did just that and at the weekend passed his first grade.  Our heartfelt congratulations goes out to Mahendra who is probably our oldest orange belt to date and…

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As many of you will know, a special EGM was called and set for the 10th March with the intention of giving members the choice of (1) maintaining our existing structure or (2) forming regionalised, autonomous areas. A further explanation will follow but we’re now able to share the results.   Vote to restructure the…

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2018 – A NEW EXCITING CHAMPIONSHIP VENUE BY GERRY GREY, CHAIRMAN, SKCE As you can see from the preceding results there was a very full and exciting programme of competition involving not only members of SKCE but also those from other invited Shotokan organisations who share similar ethos to that of SKCE. This year the…

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Squad selection for SKCE 2019 Squad will be held (after the SKCE 2018 Championships) on Sunday, 9 December 2018 at Gurnell Leisure Centre, Ruislip Road, London W13 0AL from 2pm until 5pm. Instructors to please notify Tami Wilmot of any student(s) they wish to send to selection by Thursday, 6 December 2018. Please can instructors ensure…

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